Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch honors Michael Rodriguez, 6-year-old with rare disease
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BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch today visited a special boy at Waltersville School.
Michael Rodriguez, 6, has cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome, or CFC, a rare genetic disorder that only 300 people in the world have.
His mother is trying to raise money so they can attend a conference in Florida with a doctor that specializes in his condition.
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His mother says even though her son struggles physically, he still maintains a positive spirit.
Mayor Finch says he hopes the city can come together and support Rodriguez at a fundraiser this Saturday.
It will take place at Moe's Burger on Main Street from 4p.m. to 8 p.m.